Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    coming up on Monday's show....poet-turned-author Conor O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "Nothing On Earth" which has been described as 'strange, beautiful and quietly terrifying', Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Marlon James and re-visiting the classic Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" 50 years after release 

    Arena Friday 28 February 2014

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    Book Review: A Darker Shade

    A Darker Shade is a collection of 17 short stories from some of Sweden's most accomplished and prolific authors, as well as some authors unheard of outside of Ireland, Arlene Hunt has read it and chats to Sean about it. Published by Head of Zeus
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    Playwright Geoff Power on his play Retreat

    A play that opens in Dublin next week tells the story of a woman who suffers from depression following the death of her mother. It's called Retreat and playwright Geoff Power is in studio. www.thenewtheatre.com
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    Album Reviews

    Pharell Williams - GIRL, Blood Red Shoes by Blood Red Shoes and the 12th album from Drive By Truckers, English Oceans. Sinead Ni Mhordha and Simon Maher review.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:17
      Title: Nothing Arrived
      Composer: O'Brien, C.J.
      Performer(s): Villagers
      Performer(s): Villagers
      Album: Nothing Arrived - Single, Domino, Not Available
      Duration: 3:44
    • 19:32
      Title: Never Gonna Walk Away
      Composer: Burch/Arkins/Walsh/Blackwell
      Performer(s): The Original Rudeboys
      Performer(s): The Original Rudeboys
      Album: Never Gonna Walk Away - Single, Gotta Run Records, Not Available
      Duration: 4:02

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